METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLACING OIL AND SEAWATER IN TANKS OF AN OIL TANK

Each compartment of an oil tanker is divided by a flexible membrane into first and second sections one of which is used as an oil chamber. The membrane is made of an oil-resistant and chemical-resistant material. When an oil is loaded, the second section is unloaded, the second section is filled with a ballasting seawater, collapsing the first section.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Sumitomo Electric Industries Limited

    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Iizuka, J
    • Katio, S
    • Matsuda, A
  • Publication Date: 1979-12-18

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00325788
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 12 1981 12:00AM